2018 Retailer of the Year Awards

2018 Retailer of the Year Awards

Each year, the Home Furnishings Association honors two member retailers who represent the best of the best with our annual Retailer of the Year awards. These are retailers who take pride in their business, are committed to their community and philanthropy, invest in technology, and are passionate about customer experience, mentoring, sustainability, and merchandising. Winners are recognized in two categories—under $10 million in annual sales, and over $10 million. With its Emerging Star award, the HFA also honors a retailer in business for three to five years who stands out in one or more of the above criteria. Through the Trailblazer award, the association recognizes a deserving retailer who’s been in business at least 20 years and stands out in one or more of the criteria.


Anyone in the industry can nominate a retailer for the Retailer of the Year, Emerging Star or Trailblazer awards. Retailers may also nominate themselves. Nominees will be contacted to confirm eligibility and interest prior to the selection process. Representatives from various sectors of the industry will judge the submissions. All nominations are due by April 18. Winners will be announced during the Summer Las Vegas Market. Awards will be presented on Saturday, September 15 at the Retailer of the Year awards dinner at HFA’s Insights Experience in Minneapolis.
Contact HFA’s Donna Ganyo, DGanyo@myhfa.org, for more details or questions.


“Retailers and the businesses they run and jobs they provide are major contributors to the U.S. economy. At HFA, we’re proud to recognize and honor outstanding members each year for their contributions.”​
Sharron Bradley
CEO, Home Furnishings Association